Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire

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Teotihuacan de Young Museum

One of the earliest, largest, and most important cities in the ancient Americas, Teotihuacan was shaped over centuries by many different peoples and cultures. The NEH-funded exhibition Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire presents groundbreaking new archeological discoveries from the ancient city's three main pyramids and major residential compounds.

Organized in collaboration with Mexico's Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH), the de Young Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the exhibition provides an extraordinary opportunity to archeological artifacts that reveal Teotihuacan’s civic life and history. Catch Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire as it tours the United States or explore the story of the first city of the Americas online.